Ash Wednesday, and the beginning of Lent, is March 1st. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence. For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, […]
Women’s Lenten Retreat, Saturday, March 4, held at Catholic Pastoral Center in OKC. Guest Speaker, Maria Morena Johnson, is a Catholic author. In her book, “My Badass Book of Saints: Courageous Women Who Showed Me How to Live”, she shares family stories of immigration, illness and hope. Maria speaks nationally on topics such as internet safety […]
The Benedictine Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery announce that registration is open for The School of Lectio Divina on March 8-11, 2017. The event is a retreat/seminar offered three times each year to introduce participants to the early monastic teaching on praying guided by a revelatory text from scripture, life experience or nature. Registration is […]
Your marriage can be healed – Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long i) simply means ‘rediscovery’. The program offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse, and a loving relationship in your marriage. Many couples in conflict and/or headed for divorce have successfully saved their marriages by attending. For confidential information about or to register […]
Bishop Konderla will offer a White Mass for physicians on Saturday evening, March 4, 2017, to which all the physicians of eastern Oklahoma are invited. The Mass will be celebrated at the Saint Francis Hospital chapel at 5 pm with a re-ception to follow. Doctors are invited to wear their white coats. Spouses are invited. […]
Oklahoma Catholic Men’s Conference Saturday, April 1, 2017 – Join with the men from around Oklahoma in attending the 21st Annual Catholic Men’s Conference in Norman, Oklahoma. It promises to be a day of inspiration, fellowship and food for the soul. 2017 Speakers are: Bear Woznick, EWTN host; Fr. Josh Wagner, popular author and speaker; Gus […]
Have you ever seen the lintel of a home’s door marked in chalk similar to “20+C+M+B+17”? This is an Epiphany tradition that you might like to observe in your household. Read this Aleteia article from Deacon Greg Kandra to learn more. The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord will be observed Sunday, January 8, […]
Have you ever heard the terms “First Friday” and “First Saturday” thrown around in Catholic circles, without knowing why there was something special about these particular days at the start of each month? Read this informative article from The Catholic Company by clicking here.
The Diocese of Tulsa has posted a list of all Christmas Masses here. Be sure to click on the image to enlarge it. Merry Christmas to all!
From the Diocese of Tulsa Facebook: From Bishop Konderla to the Diocese of Tulsa: Howdy! I have been your bishop now for almost five months and I must tell you I’m very excited to be here. So far I have been able to visit over 45 parishes and schools throughout the Diocese of Tulsa, and […]